Greensboro, North Carolina June 24 - 26, 2016

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? June 24 - 26, 2016

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Greensboro, NC area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2017 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2017, Court Métrage.


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Registration Fees

  • Early Bird: $140 USD/team ends Tue, May 31
  • Regular: $160 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 14
  • Late: $175 USD/team ends Fri, Jun 24
Register Your Team Now!Looking to Join a Team?

Talent and Crew - Open Call

Sat, Jun 4, 2016 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center
200 North Davie Street, Greensboro 27401

Open to team leaders, actors (all types), and people seeking to join a team.

CREW and TEAM LEADERS will mingle from 10 - 10:30 while actors sign in.

AUDITIONS begin at 10:30. Actors should prepare a one minute monologue of their choice. Be prepared to provide contact information and address questions from team leaders.

Parking is free in the Church St. Parking Garage, next to the Public Library. A door on the first level at the elevator leads to the Cultural Center. The theater is on the first floor.

Greensboro 48HFP Meet-n-Greet

Thu, Jun 9, 2016 @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Panera Bread
Greensboro Day School, Greensboro 27455

General round table discussion. Meet others, learn more about the process and competition, ask questions.

Kickoff Event

Fri, Jun 24, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Revolution Mill
900 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jun 26, 2016 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
by 7:30pm to be on-time
Revolution Mill
900 Revolution Mill Dr, Greensboro 27405

Wrap Party

Fri, Jul 22, 2016
Carolina Theatre
City Church of Greensboro, 310 South Greene Street, Greensboro 27401

48HFP participants and their guests are invited to attend the Wrap Party in the Renaissance Room immediately following the awards ceremony.

RSVP via facebook

Best Of Screening

Tickets: $10 PURCHASE
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Carolina Theatre
City Church of Greensboro, 310 South Greene Street, Greensboro 27401

Awards ceremony will follow the screening.

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Greensboro in only 48 hours.

  • Blue Bear Productions Jason McGhinnis
  • Bottom Shelf Films Zachary Boyd
  • Broken Zebra Charles Flynt
  • Drama Center Pictures Rosina whitfield
  • Eccentrics Anonymous Julia Hersberger
  • ENTense Focus James Geiser
  • Full Armor Films Mason Armour
  • General Pictures Richard Earl
  • God's Perfect Idiots Zack Fox
  • JAM Films James Otto
  • Longbow Entertainment Jerome Aiello

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